Outsourcing Magic: 7 Small Things for Big Impact

We all know hiring talent overseas is cheaper than most Western countries. But hiring good talent.. the kind you expect, is not without pitfalls…BIG ones. Navigating the minefield of outsourcing is not easy and there is no singular path to getting your next $1000 project done in record time for $100. In fact, the amount […]

Expand Your Business Through Outsourcing…Without Getting Burned

Outsourcing Retreat Vietnam

My assistant and I have been working together for over 3 1/2 years now. Ken is a WordPress Genius, does SEO, collates and organizes files, publishes News stories… there’s isn’t much he cannot do. …and I’ve never met him. Welcome to the world of outsourcing where you can: Hire 2-5 people worldwide for the price […]

Win a $5,000 Vacation on a Private Island in Belize

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Who doesn’t love the Caribbean? Win a chance to get a $5,000 vacation in Belize and you’ll probably love it even more! More about that in a minute… I’ve been fortunate enough to have traveled to over a dozen different locations from Nassau to Turks & Caicos. I’ve been scuba diving in Cozumel and did […]

Marketing Fusion: Online Marketing With Offline Relationships

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Many entrepreneurs and authors cut their teeth with social media marketing. From Facebook contests to online press releases, most of the “under 40 crowd” are pretty cozy marketing online. What about offline? If online is your only venue, you are not only missing out on building real connections, but you may be missing out on laying important […]

The #1 Post on Crowdfunding in the History of Mankind

Bold title, eh? I’ve been a huge fan of crowdfunding for years. My interview with Gary Goldstein, producer of Pretty Woman is as relevant today as it was back in 2013 (which is about 7 years in internet time). My friend, Jim Graham, recently launched his book “The Ultimate Crowdfunding Blueprint” and it quickly became […]

Focus, Productivity & Other Myths of “Shiny Object” Entrepreneurs

I have 4 businesses…maybe 5. OK…I actually have one business and 4 separate sub categories. Screw it….I love creating things. There is no number. I’m a right-brainer. That means my ideas, creativity and passion for creating is stronger than organizeing my sock drawer. There are 4 basic personalities (pick your DISC profile) and plenty of […]

Goals vs. Habits?

There’s something about a calendar that causes people to set goals. In December, with the holidays on our minds and a new year afoot, millions of people vow to lose weight, save money or find the love of their life. Why does a date on a calendar cause such a renewed spirit? Why doesn’t May […]

Near Death Beauty

Sometimes we have a brush with death. A swerve on a sheet of black ice, a bout with cancer or even something we never know that occurred. In most cases, these moments or experiences shake us up, enhance our “spider senses” or even create lasting permanent perspectives on our lives. Or, sometimes, they make incredible, […]